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security secretary janet napolitano toured the area, vowing to do everything she could to help. plus, after insisting this sunday's new york city marathon would go on, mayor bloomberg canceled the race. many were outraged the city would take valuable efforts away from the recovery efforts for the marathon. tonight, city hall and race officials have called it off. meanwhile, look at this. cars lined up for miles to get gas. drivers in some cases waiting 20 hours as the supply dwindles, fighting with each other. there's one report that a guy pulled a gun at one gas station. tonight the military is delivering fuel to the disaster zone, sending 24 million gallons of extra gas, a welcome sign. the obama administration is hiring trucks to bring the gas to staging areas. all this is unfolding four days before the general election. president obama and governor romney fighting it out for every last vote, especially in the key state of ohio. today the latest cnn poll shows obama with a very slight edge there, but there's everything to play for. today, the last jobs report before election day was rele
, limit. homeland secretary napolitano is touring today. >> we need to be here, working closely together. we need to be helping peep get back in their homes. we need to be helping communities -- -- get restored. we need to make sure the infrastructure of the state is made whole. >> reporter: in atlantic city the power still out residents are running low on supplies. spirits are crushed by the loss of the boardwalk. >> most people are grateful that it didn't wash away the entire community. >> reporter: elsewhere in new jersey hissing sounds from broken natural gas pipelines have made many fearful more fires could erupt. hissing, the open gaslinesere going. i'm scared to death. >> reporter: no hoboken national guard delivering meals and slice to 20,000 stranded in -- and supplies to 20,000 stranded in their homes. >> right now the people we just spoke with they are doing well they are going to be needing an influx of food and water. >> reporter: the total economic damage from super storm sandy could run as high as 50 billion dollars according to new estimates from the forecasting firm. kat
. the judge is in the house, judge napolitano. after hurricane andrew they did this in an drew back in 1982 and people went crazy and they prosecuted people and they put them in jail for it. >>judge napolitano: most states do not prosecute. i am familiar with the case but not a lost them. they are very heavy with respect to fines and they are not fines imposed after a trail, these are fines imposed by an inspector on-the-spot and it is difficult to challenge the discretion. an example, some of the fines are serious. at a gas station in new jersey which is not far from where i live in the northwest corner of new jersey, a gas station was fined $50,000 for raising the price of gas more than 10 percent for a day. the guy cld not pay the $50,000 so the state took over the gas station, and they didn't know what to do with the gas station so they sold it back to the oil company who sold to someone else. that was a very stiff fine. the governor is serious. he has dispatched a lot inspectors to make sure this doesn't happen. gas seems to be the issue. we talked about batteries and other things but
to listen to them. that pressure actually brought janet napolitano, secretary of national security, to the island today. here's what she said. >> we knew that staten island took a hard hit from hurricane sandy. so we want to make sure that the right resources are brought here as quickly as possible to help this community, which is so strong, recover more quickly. >> i can tell you that it's bitter cold. they have no electricity. one of the complaints is that all emphasis is on manhattan. i have a friend who's camped out in lower manhattan. they have no electricity in lower manhattan. con ed is making that emphasis to make electricity be restored. all you see is the trucks can get stuff out now that they have showed up. you don't see the utility company putting the electricity on. it is being restored in other parts. but the area hardest hit is still waiting. neil: what is remarkable is that a lot of local officials, the republican governor, a democratic president, each congratulating the other. each congratulating local officials that they are on top of it. that things are getting
napolitano along with fema's deputy administrator will arrive on staten island later today. three navy war ships are anchored off the northeast coast to help with the relief effort now. utility vehicles have been brought in on utility planes from the west coast to give power companies some help and some 50,000 utility workers are being deployed from across the country. new jersey secretary of state meanwhile announced thursday that military trucks are being deployed to operate as polling places on election day in communities that remain without power. amtrak will offer limited service between new york city and boston today. the new york city subway system is slowly coming back to life. the m-train, which links queens to manhattan actually started running. manhattan remains in the dark. with little mass transit folks are turning to their cars and you know what that means. lots of gas lines. they extend for miles. according to the most recent report from triple-a, of the gas stations it monitors roughly 60% of stations in new jersey and 70% on long island were closed thursday. both of new je
you, both. >>> homeland security secretary janet napolitano is in the northeast today to assess hurricane damage. right now she's in connecticut and will be meeting with the governor. later on, she'll head here to new york city. the travel gridlock nationwide from sandy is finally starting to ease up a bit. laguardia airport opened this morning in new york. 600 flights have been canceled today nationwide. right now newark liberty airport has the most cancellation. amtrak service to and from new york is expected to resume tomorrow but on a limited schedule. and parts of new york's crippled is upway system started rolling today. trains at undamaged stations started up at 6:00 a.m. >>> a select number of subway lines in new york city are up and running again this morning. but millions are still without power on this long road to recovery from hurricane sandy. take a look at some new and chilling images. these are from the jersey shore. so many homes destroyed. the entire beach front completely washed out in many towns. the storm is responsible, we're told, for at least 74 deaths. m
to whose most in need. i'm going to be after this update, joining governor cuomo and janet napolitano at the manhattan entrance of the hugh carey brooklyn battery tunnel. we're going to survey the damage there and discuss next step for the recovery. there are people who are now transitioning from shock to the real world of problems of how do you get water and food and we're working on those and we'll talk about that in a little while. we have found a few more deceased and once again, our r hearts go out to them. but we've got to recover for their families and make sure that the city and those they left behind have a future. today, our police officers and firefighters continue carrying out their life saving mission, going r door to door searching for those in need of help. the grim reality is that in the process, we find more victims. at this point, we know sandy took the lives of at least 37 new yorkers and let me caution everyone listening or watching that this conference as the first responders continue their rescue and recovery, the number may continue to rise. the full toll of hur
security secretary janet napolitano plans to tour the area later today. meantime homeowners in queens are trying to come to grips with all of this loss. >> everything was floating. everything is a disaster. it's gone. >> i just spent $30,000 getting my home repaired and it's all gone. >> we left here for two hours to get laundry to wash clothes to where. somebody came in a crowbar broke into the both apartments there is nothing for them to steal. >> there are people with kids. they need need diapers, clothes, coats, shoes, socks, anything at all. >> you see it on tv and happening elsewhere, you say a prayer for them. that was it. now they're praying for us. jenna: with the transit system still operating at reduces capacity this is what a lot of roads are looking like across the region. that is certainly affecting supplies getting to people that need help. millions are facing huge traffic jams trying to make it work any way that they can. jon: if the fight, the fight for fuel in new york and new jersey is any indication, things are getting desperate. damage from the storms disrupting f
judge andrew napolitan napolitano does plan on touring this. martha: when you see the devastation and it does raise questions about the campaigns and about the response and all of that, because there are a lot of areas, including the broad channel area out in queens as well where people are saying that they have not received any help so far, and they are desperately in need of it. you hear stories about people walking in with no socks, families separated, and it is a truly frightening situation. one bright spot, they say that ten red cross trucks have been able to to make it into the staten island area. there are so many people and homes in this area that it's literally taken us days to sort of get pictures of all of the places because the helicopters up and survey one neighborhood and there are ten neighborhoods behind it that they are starting to get a look at. we hear that the administration is keeping contact with the locals on the ground and we expect that would be the case, responding to this devastation from this super storm, known as sandy, and meanwhile you've got brand-n
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